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Educational Center information: Our bodies are made up of many different systems that work in harmony. Studies have shown that Medical Cannabis can help each of these anatomical systems function optimally. The images below illustrate the key areas of the human body and the purpose that they serve. Look, learn and live healthier- holistically. Click an icon below to learn more.

Cannabis & Our Bodies

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NERVOUS SYSTEM

The brain, spinal cord & nerves. Cannabis can act as a neuroprotectant, perhaps even preventing the onset of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s.

ENDOCRINE

Glands: The pituitary & thyroids. Patients newly diagnosed with head and neck cancer who used cannabis recreationally reported a modest improvement in quality-of-life outcomes compared with nonusers.

RESPIRATORY

The lungs & nose. Considering a smoking break? With plenty of other products, such as edibles, tinctures, patches, and topicals available today, you can still have cannabis in your life.

CIRCULATORY

The heart & blood vessels. Low doses of THC appear to most strongly activate pro-cardiovascular health effects.

DIGESTIVE

The stomach & intestines. Cannabis’ efficacy is anecdotal for nausea and vomiting relief. The most common relief sought is chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.

MUSCULAR

The muscles. Cannabis can reduce pain, muscle spasms, stiffness, and inflammation in the muscular system.

SKELETAL

Our bones, cartilage & joints. It’s no secret: America’s baby boomers are aging, and one of the most common ailments in older populations is arthritis. Cannabis can ease pain and reduce swelling without the potentially life-threatening side effects caused by frequent NSAID or opiate use.

EXCRETORY

Lungs, Liver, Skin, Urinary. “Endocannabinoids absolutely do affect motility, both directly and indirectly. The most powerful way in which cannabis could help a person defecate is by helping them to relax and get into a more parasympathetic state,” Dustin Sulak, D.O.

INTEGUMENTARY

Skin, nails, hair. Cannabis is a known anti-inflammatory, with antioxidant and anti-aging properties. In addition, hemp seed oil contains omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, which provide moisture and protection from sun damage.

REPRODUCTIVE

The genitals. Before its widespread prohibition in this last century, physicians across the globe prescribed cannabis, often in combination with other herbs, for a broad range of gynecological conditions, the most common being menstrual cramps.

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